Mission and Goals

You can awaken a sense of responsibility for all the other sentient beings who are exactly the way you used to be, tormented by negative emotions. You can begin helping them — first one, then two, then three and finally all sentient beings.

~ Tsoknyi Rinpoche

Our Mission:

Pundarika Foundation’s primary mission is to support the teaching activities and humanitarian work of Tsoknyi Rinpoche by:

  • Keeping alive the wisdom of the Dharma
  • Sustaining practitioners who preserve the teachings of the Buddha as a vital tradition
  • Helping people experience inner peace, to better face the challenges of modern life with compassion and sanity

2021/2022 Pundarika Foundation goals:

  • To continue to create practice materials as directed by Rinpoche
  • Complete the Tsa Tsa House (reliquary) on the Yeshe Rangsal Land
  • Repair, replaster and repaint the Stupa of Enlightenment
  • Install a new gate for the Yeshe Rangsal entrance
  • Roll out the Fully Being course to a larger audience
  • Organize four online U.S. Pundarika retreats in 2021
  • Enhance the Membership Program with new “album” designs
  • Create a Bardo “package” for Rinpoche’s students
  • Make open and advanced retreats in Crestone available on YouTube (2022)
  • Help sponsor the translation of the Tsoknyi Lineage (first time in English)
  • Landscape land around new cabins and Lama House
  • Plan construction for teaching tent with architect and engineer; begin construction in Spring, 2021
  • Shift Pundarika work process to the Microsoft 365 platform
  • Complete transition of all passwords to 1Password for protection